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Why are teenagers in the United States less likely to breast-feed than older women?


  • Christine Peterson
  • Julie DaVanzo


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  • Christine Peterson & Julie DaVanzo, 1992. "Why are teenagers in the United States less likely to breast-feed than older women?," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 29(3), pages 431-450, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:demogr:v:29:y:1992:i:3:p:431-450
    DOI: 10.2307/2061827

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    1. Schultz, Theodore W, 1975. "The Value of the Ability to Deal with Disequilibria," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 13(3), pages 827-846, September.
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    1. Rachel Tolbert Kimbro & Scott M. Lynch & Sara McLanahan, 2004. "The Hispanic Paradox And Breastfeeding: Does Acculturation Matter? Evidence From The Fragile Families Study," Working Papers 949, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Research on Child Wellbeing..
    2. Helen J. Lee & Irma T. Elo & Kelly F. McCollum & Jennifer F. Culhane, 2009. "Racial/Ethnic Differences in Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration Among Low-Income Inner-City Mothers," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 90(5), pages 1251-1271.

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